College of Health and Human Development
- Chair: Anita M. Slechta
- Jacaranda Hall (JD) 2500
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B.S., Health Administration
Requirements for B.S. in Health Administration
1. Lower Division Required Courses (19 units)
MATH 102 College Algebra (3) (GE: Basic Skills Mathematics)
SOC 150 Introductory Sociology (3) (GE: Social Sciences)
2. Upper Division Health Sciences Department Core (10 units)
3. Upper Division Required Health Administration Courses (36 units)
Note: A minimum grade of C- is required in all Upper Division required courses
Required Health Administration Electives (9 units Minimum)
Select a minimum of 9 units–with prior advisor approval.
Total Units Required in Major 71
Required Lower Division General Education: 35
(not overlapping with major/includes Title 5)
Required Upper Division General Education: 3 or 6
(not overlapping with major) (3 units if student chooses HSCI 345—GE Social Sciences)
Required Additional Units 5 or 8
Total Units Required for the B.S. Degree 120
The B.S. in Health Administration Degree Program provides initial preparation for careers in health services administration, and for those already employed an opportunity to continue their professional advancement. The undergraduate curriculum also prepares the individual to enter the Master of Science in Health Administration (MSHA) Degree Program. Further education at the graduate level often is necessary to assume advanced management and policy-making roles in health care and related organizations. The Association of University Programs in Health Administration certifies the undergraduate Health Administration Program.
The mission of the B.S. in Health Administration is to prepare a diverse student body for careers in health-care management and related disciplines. With a focus on learning-centered courses, community partnerships, research, advocacy and scholarship, the Health Administration Program aims to educate students for professional positions and thus enhance the operational efficiency and effectiveness of health care and related organizations and improve the delivery of health-care services.